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In The News – A Failure To Protect

Every so often during a sleepless night, Melody Romo searches online for the high school band teacher who lured her into a sexual relationship when she was 15. She rarely finds much. But in August, there was a cryptic post in a public forum: The teacher, Mike Stevens, had been fired by a marching band […]

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MCYA Board Response To Philadelphia Inquirer Article

A recent media report focusing on instructors who taught at various national drum and bugle corps organizations despite having matters of concern in their backgrounds named Dennis Laorenza as among these individuals. Laorenza worked in a part-time role as a trumpet instructor for the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps during the 2018 season. The […]

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What’s Your PR Story

For over 60 years, Phantom Regiment has provided life-changing experiences through performing arts for thousands of young people around the world. This year, we decided to gather some of their stories to share them with you. One of our core values, “phamily”, rings true through the stories we hear from volunteers who become lifelong donors; […]

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Happy Holidays From The Boston Crusaders

With your generous support in 2018, we… Purchased and customized a brand new commercial kitchen truck House our members in dormitories for 30 days during move-in at Castleton University Employed the greatest drum corps design and teaching staff in the activity Increased office staff in critical support and programming areas Expanded our urban programming into […]

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2019 Gold San Diego Area Audition Information

Our first 2019 Cast Audition and Experience Event is coming up this weekend. The entire GOLD staff wants to welcome everyone attending. Below you will find important information about the weekend ahead. If you have any additional questions please email don [at] golddrumcorps [dot] org to get answers to your questions and concerns. Read the […]

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2019 Blue Stars January Musician Camps

The Blue Stars have successfully completed its first round of auditions in Indiana, Minnesota, Virginia, Texas, Florida, and California. We are extremely pleased with the turnout and talent, and can’t wait to get started working on the 2019 production. The audition process for the Blue Stars continues at our upcoming camps in Southern California (snares, […]

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Watchmen Cymbal Legacy

Watchmen is pleased to announce the design team is adding a cymbal line for the 2019, this is a first in the corps history. Come be a part of history and be a part of the inaugural Watchmen 2019 Cymbal Line… And create a legacy!! Read the rest of the article here.

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Maggie Whiteman Joins Seattle Cascades As Drum Major Consultant

We are thrilled to welcome back Seattle Cascades Alumni Maggie Whiteman as our 2019 Drum Major Consultant. Maggie will be responsible for all aspects of our 2019 Drum Major Program, including our Audition Process, and developing our training program for both Conducting and Student Leadership. Read the rest of the article here.

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2019 Music City Nashville Auditions Are Huge Success

Music City Drum Corps’ audition camp held December 7-9 was wildly successful despite wintry weather that kept many from attending. As expected, the talent level was the highest ever for a Music City audition camp. Thank you staff and volunteers who helped make the weekend such a smooth and productive one. Check out the video […]

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Cavaliers Thank Lugo, Look For Executive Director In 2019

The Cavaliers would like to extend our appreciation to Chris Lugo, who recently resigned as the organization’s Executive Director. After a brief leave of absence, Lugo submitted his letter of resignation to the Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2018. Read the rest of the article here.

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